Reinvention starts at home

Sometimes all you need is a good hero piece to transform an outfit. One quirky little detail can lift a whole look. The thing is with me is I like to wear all my hero pieces at once. Wardrobe staples…

Bride x Tested: Best of the Bunch – Navigating Bouquets

You don’t really need a bouquet, and quite often, when it comes to budget, after guest numbers, flowers are the first to go. Which is a shame. You don’t need a bouquet, but it’s certainly nice to have one. I’m…

Betty (and Bee) on the Barge

Last week, my bff was invited by The Leith Agency to talk about Forever Yours Betty and personal branding. It’s one of those companies we’ve both idoloised since before we knew what PR and marketing was (they’re the guys who…

Grey Hair Don’t Care

Granny hair. It’s the tumblr trend that just won’t go away, and quite frankly, I’m ready to jump that bandwagon. I’ve been playing with cooler shades for the last few years and have been itching for some silver locks since…

Bride x Tested: Budgeting at the Beginning

Is there anything sexier than budget sheets? If there is I can’t think of it. Your wedding budget is your front line, your foundations on what everything else to do with your wedding is built on. If you’re working on…

Rough Hands: On Finding the Best Hand Creams

 Hand cream was never really something I used till the last year but I’ve never looked back. It’s like body lotion, once you get in to the routine, you wonder why you weren’t always doing it. Hands are exposed to…

Bride x Tested Every good girl needs an origin story

When I first got engaged, and after the blissed out screaming and popping of champagne, I suddenly realised I need to plan a wedding. Well, in truth, I didn’t need to. But I wanted to. As long as it’s Paul…

Raining cats and dogs: Chouchou Summer Sample Sale

You know those heat waves they keep talking about? Not going to happen. We’re having a Scottish Summer which means the 80derniers are out, layering is a must and there is a moderate to high chance of rain. Luckily, while…